Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

State

Louisiana IT agency audited for poor communication, accountability

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

An auditor's report shows many of the Office of Technology Services' customers are confused or unsatisfied by the service they receive from the young agency.

State

Vermont names former IBM executive as new chief data officer

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

Kristin McClure, who most recently worked at the professional services firm Capgemini, will now manage the state's data assets and infrastructure.

City

NYC air-quality pilot puts sensors on city fleet vehicles

by Colin Wood • 7 days ago

Five vehicles in the South Bronx will test the technology, supplied by an urban design lab at MIT, with potential for a broader deployment if the data is useful.

State

States name three ways feds can help with cybersecurity

by Colin Wood • 7 days ago

NASCIO is still looking for regulatory reform, along with the passage of two cybersecurity aid bills.

State

States centralizing IT must demonstrate value, CIOs say

by Colin Wood • 7 days ago

The call to centralize IT services often comes from the top, but cooperation with agencies takes communication, CIOs say on the Priorities podcast.

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